Joe Lamond interviews Tom Bedell, a savvy business owner whose passion for music making has fueled the buzz around and success of his guitar company, Two Old Hippies, Inc.
Yoko Ono Lennon, musical artist and wife of the late John Lennon, talks about the efforts of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, which gives teens the chance to make and record music of their own, and shares her personal views on how music making helps to “heal” the world.
Remo Belli of Remo, Inc., shares stories about his early musical beginnings, the inception of his business and his company’s efforts to promote the potential health benefits of music making.
Music industry legend Quincy Jones sits down with NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond to discuss his career, his passion for music and to accept the NAMM Music for Life Award, the industry’s highest honor acknowledging Quincy’s efforts to inspire people through music, as well has his lifelong support of music and music education.
NAMM President and CEO opens the fifth annual Breakfast of Champions session, a fascinating gathering of the industry’s best and brightest.
Joe Lamond, NAMM CEO & President, interviews Chris Martin, the sixth-generation CEO of Martin Guitars, founded by his family in 1833.
NAMM President/CEO Joe Lamond kicked off 2009 Summer NAMM with the State of the Industry Address, where he discussed the changing economy, its impact on the industry and the challenges and opportunities as the music products community prepares for fall and holiday selling season.
Presented By Danny Rocks
This record-setting NAMM U Breakfast Session left attendees inspired and motivated to breathe new life into their businesses as hosts Alan Friedman and Danny Rocks served up "25 Ideas for Improving Your Business--NOW!" These great ideas aren't just theories; instead, they're practical, dealer-tested tips shared by some of NAMM's most successful retail members, in the areas of sales, promotion,
Presented By Bill Hinely
Bill Hinely leads the discussion in Friday's Breakfast Session, "The Big Issues: Trends and Tactics."
Presented By Greg Billings, Liane Rockley, Ted Eschliman, Victor Salazar, Zach Phillips
Many attendees caught the final NAMM University Breakfast Session to find out the show's must-see products, selected by the panel members. “Best in Show—This Year's Hottest Products” was moderated by Frank Alkyer and featured panelists Greg Billings, Ted Eschliman, Alan Friedman, Pete Gamber, Zach Phillips, Liane Rockley and Victor Salazar.